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Welcome to our blog where we share valuable know-how from events, insights from role models and much more!

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Welcome to our blog where we share valuable know-how from events, insights from role models and much more!

The Role Models

Portrait photo of role model Sylvie Reinhard on We Shape Tech website
Janine Fuchs

Role Model:
Sylvie Reinhard

Sylvie Reinhard is president of the board of directors at Republik, the digital magazine for politics, business, society and culture. She began her career in 2000 at an IT start-up in the cybersecurity area… Read More

Role Model Nicole Büttner
Melanie Gabriel

Role Model:
Nicole Büttner

Nicole is co-founder and CEO of MerantixLABS, a leading AI solutions company and member of the management board of Merantix, a machine learning based venture studio. She is Digital Leader at the World Economic Forum and was nominated as Young Leader by the Aspen Institute… Read More

Picture of Role Model Margarita Chli
Melanie Gabriel

Role Model:
Margarita Chli

This month we sat together with Margarita Chli, assistant professor at ETH Zurich, leading a small team of researchers, the Vision for Robotics Lab. … Read More

Janine Fuchs

Role Model:
Tilke Judd

Inventing the future and working on problems that don’t yet have solutions is what drives Tilke Judd at work… Read More

Janine Fuchs

Role Model:
Simone Schürle

Simone Schürle discovered her particular passion and excitement for maths and physics which formed the basis of her professional career following during high school … Read More

Melanie Gabriel

Role Model:
Elcin Biren

Learn why Elcin Biren, Associate Director in the Chief Information Security Office at UBS and Chairwoman of the Swiss Cyber Forum, thinks more diversity in Cybersecurity is crucial for society… Read More

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Knowledge

Know-ledge

Melanie Gabriel

Take Aways: The Trap of Gendered Design and How to Overcome It

There are 4 traps that are easy to get caught in at any stage of your product development process. They can result in design fails that in some cases even can be fatal. However, we can overcome these traps by using the principles of User Centered Design and having the right focus.… Read More

Angela Lötscher

12 Steps for Gender Equality

It is not about the rare spotlight moments and it’s not about knowing, it’s about acting pro diversity in our daily lives and in any situation. This is how change happens… Read More

Opinions

News

From Our Events

Janine Fuchs

Rebel Stories

Everyone has a story to tell. Everybody can draw. Under these assumptions we shaped our last community event in Bern… Read More

Inspiration

Inspire

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Tips, Tricks & Hacks

Data-Powered Diversity

Stephanie talks about her experiences as a black woman in tech, the importance of expanding our social graphs to solve diversity challenges, and why she has largely abandoned the pursuit of traditional venture capital… Read More

Cover image Joyful Learning Podcast by Melanie Kovacs and Janine Fuchs

Joyful Learning (Podcast)

Melanie Kovacs recently launched her podcast series on “Joyful Learning”. In this episode she chats with Janine, Board Member of We Shape Tech, about learning in a community… Read More

Get Inspired by These Books & Podcasts

What crazy times we are currently living in! While digitalization seems to get a boost like never before (yay!), we also spend all our time at home (for those who can) where it sometimes might seem difficult to get new inspiration.… Read More